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Garlic Rosemary Mashed Potatoes

Katerina | Diethood
Creamy and cheesy mashed potatoes with garlic, fresh herbs, parmesan cheese and sour cream.
Servings : 8 servings
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 6 large potatoes, washed and cut in 4 wedges
  • water
  • 1 stick butter
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 sprigs rosemary
  • 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • salt and fresh pepper, to taste


  • Add cut potatoes into a large pot and cover with cold water.
  • Cook over medium heat and simmer potatoes for 15 to 20 minutes or until fork tender.
  • Strain potatoes.
  • In a deep pot (you can use the one you used for the potatoes) add butter, garlic and rosemary sprigs.
  • Cook over medium-low heat until butter starts to brown.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Remove rosemary sprigs and discard.
  • Add potatoes to the prepared butter.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Depending on the saltiness of the parmesan cheese you are using, you may want to wait to salt the potatoes until the end.
  • Add parmesan cheese and sour cream; mash using a potato masher until smooth and creamy.
  • Taste for salt and pepper and adjust accordingly.
  • If you like the potatoes creamier, add more sour cream.
  • Serve.


Calories: 168 kcal | Carbohydrates: 21 g | Protein: 6 g | Fat: 7 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Cholesterol: 20 mg | Sodium: 135 mg | Potassium: 717 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 0 g | Vitamin A: 215 IU | Vitamin C: 19.1 mg | Calcium: 153 mg | Iron: 5.3 mg | Net Carbs: 17 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Side Dish/Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: garlic mashed potatoes, homemade mashed potatoes, thanksgiving side dishes